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Sweet Bean Wontons Recipe

Sweet Bean Wontons Recipe

Wonton snacks, either sweet or savory, are another popular tea house treat. Made from prepared wonton wrappers and ready-made bean paste, they couldn’t be more simple. VARIATION: Add a small amount of grated ginger to the red bean paste for a slight change in flavor. Wontons may also be sprinkled with sugar instead of honey. BUYING GUIDE: Wontons, wonton wrappers and red bean paste are available in Chinese supermarkets.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Desserts
Cuisine Asian, China
Servings 4


  • 15 wonton wrappers
  • 8 oz sweet red bean paste
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 tbsps cold water
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Honey


  • Take wonton wrapper in the palm of your hand and place-a little of the red bean paste slightly above the center.
  • Mix together the cornstarch and water and moisten the edge around the filling.
  • Fold over, slightly off center.
  • Pull the sides together, using the cornstarch and water paste to stick the two together.
  • Turn inside out by gently pushing the filled center.
  • Heat enough oil in a wok for deep-fat frying and when hot, put in 4 of the filled wontons at a time. Cook until crisp and golden and remove to paper towels to drain.
  • Repeat with the remaining filled wontons. Served drizzled with honey.

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